Multidimensional Poverty Index 2015+

MPI-2015+

OPHI Briefing 29

Many documents relating to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have drawn attention to the multidimensionality of poverty, and called for measures that illuminate the overlapping dimensions of poverty. This briefing sketches what a Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) is and what a new version of it (MPI 2015+) could look like in the SDGs.

Author: Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)

Year: 2015